Woman Arrested After Police Find Drug Filled Package in Mail

Woman Arrested After Police Find Drug Filled Package in Mail
Posted at 11:07 AM, Oct 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-07 07:15:45-04

VALDOSTA, GA (WTXL) -- Police arrested a woman after they received a tip she was getting a package full of drugs delivered through the mail.

News Release From Valdosta Police


On October 6, 2015, VPD Narcotics detectives received information that a shipment of marijuana was going to be delivered to an address on Crestwood West in Valdosta.

After conducting some background investigation regarding the package, detectives set up surveillance and observed a delivery being made to a residence on that street.

Detectives approached Jennifer Bishop, w/f, 53 years of age, who accepted the package.

Upon opening the package, detectives located approximately 14 grams of marijuana, 64 pills of THC, and 5.3 pounds of gummy candies that are suspected of being infused with THC.

Bishop was transported to Lowndes County jail on charges of possession of marijuana with intent- felony and felony possession of a schedule I- drug. Chief Childress stated, "I am very pleased with the recent efforts by the Valdosta Police Department Narcotics Unit and their efforts to intercept significant quantities of illegal drugs before they hit the streets of our city".